Collier County, FL (July 12, 2020) - A 25-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Collier County on Friday, July 10th. The crash happened on Golden Gate Boulevard near the intersection with Everglades Boulevard.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. According to reports, the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound when he collided with a roadway maintenance vehicle that was stationary in the eastbound lanes. The motorcyclist, who has not been identified at this time, died at the crash scene. There were no other injuries reported as a result of the accident.
The FHP continues to investigate the collision. No additional details have been released at this time.
In 2016, Florida experienced the highest number of fatalities in the nation due to motorcycle accidents. Our state regularly attracts motorcycle riders, both locals as well as tourists. With so many motorcycles on the road, it is inevitable that crashes will occur. When a Florida motorcycle accident does happen, the rider is vulnerable to being seriously injured or killed as a result of the crash.
We offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this Collier County motorcycle accident.
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